McCay, Bishop Miege making strong playoff run

Recruiting coverage at SoonersIllustrated is still going as we look to bring fans the latest in Oklahoma recruiting news. Today, we spoke with athlete and Oklahoma commit Justin McCay from Bishop Miege in Kansas.

Things are really starting to pick up for the Bishop Miege (KS) football team, as they get ready for the quarterfinals playoff match up against Lewisburg. According to athlete Justin McCay, this will be a big test for the team.

Of course, last round was considered somewhat a long shot.

"Last week we beat the No. 1 seeded team (Holton). We were supposed to have a 3 percent chance to win that game and we won by 24 points," McCay said. "This week we have Lewisburg and that team has pitched shutouts for the last couple of games."

But McCay and the Bishop Miege team look to change that trend this week in hopes of advancing to the state title game. In the latter games of the season, the 6-foot-4, 210-pound McCay has somewhat moved away from the linebacker position and has been playing more on the offensive side as a receiver.

Though he did not have his official numbers handy, but his production for the year has been 17-20 touchdowns for the team. Of course, with a player of his stature, getting the ball is not the easiest of tasks on a weekly basis.

"I think my production has been all right. I do get some double teams in games," McCay said. "But that is good for the team. I get to get a lot of crack backs and have to chance to block as well. It helps my teammates get open too."

Last month, McCay was selected to the U.S. Army All-American team.

"That was good and it is a great honor. There are a lot of elite guys who have played in this game," McCay said.

There is another game that McCay is looking to get into as well, and that is the ones being played at Oklahoma, the school he has given his verbal commitment to. Assistant coach Jay Norvell and McCay speak quite frequently said McCay.

"He (Norvell) calls me once a week and I called about twice, so we talk a lot," McCay said. "We just discuss everyday things."

But while McCay and his team continue their playoff run, the days draw closer for him to be a Sooner.

"I just get more and more excited when I start thinking about it. I'm ready to get down there (Norman)," McCay said. "I want to get to work and do what the good players do. Start working hard and be ready to produce. I'm just ready to be part of this great opportunity."

McCay has not yet set up an official visit, and with the success that the Bishop Miege team is having, it may not happen during the regular season. But if things work out, he may try and get down there the weekend of the Bedlam game against Oklahoma State.


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